1944 Esquire All-American Jazz Concert at the Metropolitan Opera House, broadcast on NBC Blue and also AFRS as part of "One Night Stand." This was the first jazz concert at the Met and it probably wouldn't have happened if it hadn't been a War Bond Drive. (Admission was paid in War Bonds.) NY Times' article headline: "3,600 BUY BONDS AT JAZZ SESSION; $650,000 Raised for War by Sale of Tickets to Concert of Esquire's Band." It was also mentioned in The Billboard... Topics: OTR, Teddy Wilson, World War II: Homefront, Jack Teagarden, War Bonds, Art Tatum, WWII, Oscar...
Helga Lohr-Bailey, who lived for ten years in East Germany, tells Elsa Knight Thompson about life there and the complex network of relationships between the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the rest of Europe as well as the "Big Powers." RECORDED: 4 Feb. 1970. BROADCAST: KPFA, 6 April 1970. Originally broadcast on KPFA's open hour. Topics: Lohr Bailey, Helga, Germany, East -- Politics and government., World politics -- 1945-1989, KPFA... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Made for Food Day 1975 (April 17), this documentary examines the thousands of additives in our food, and finds evidence that at least some are hazardous to our health. The program includes interviews with Dr. Jacqueline Verrett, biochemist and co-author of "Eating May Be Hazardous To Your Health"; Dr. William Lijinsky (1928-2004), scientist at Oakridge National Laboratories; Dr. Robert Angelotti from the Bureau of Foods; Anita Johnson, a lawyer representing the Public Citizen Health... Topics: Verrett, Jacqueline, Lijinsky, W. (William), 1928-2004, Angelotti, Robert, Cancer -- Research.,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Press conference organized by R. J. Reynolds announcing advanced marketing research of Eclipse cigarettes in Chattanooga region. Topics: tobacco, cigarette, smoker, marketing, nicotine, cigarette design, fire safe cigarette, tobacco...
An irreverent and somewhat humorous look at environmental advertising: advertising which either tries to promote a product by using an ecological line or which tries to convince the public that industry is really concerned about the environment. With the exception of the song "Garbage" by the Deviants, all actuality comes from commercials, public service announcements, interviews and press conferences. Produced by Margot Adler with technical assistance by David Rapkin and Herb Pertin. Topics: Advertising -- Social aspects., Industry -- Social aspects., ENVIRONMENTALISTS, Environmentalists.,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Robert Krulwich hosts the Washington Report live from Washington, D.C. Episode contains a recording of Jimmy Breslin addressing the National Women's Democratic Club about New York City's financial troubles; "Economics for the Dummy"; Catherine Ferguson speaking with Senator Frank Church, head of the Intelligence investigation; and Ted Clark speaking to the People's Bicentennial Commission. Broadcast on WBAI, July 3, 1975. Source: WBAI
Carlos Hagen produced this special tribute to French singer Edith Piaf, originally offered during the October minithon and enthusiastically received. A documentary on the art, style and life of Piaf, abundantly illustrated with some of the best examples of her art, including a number of rare recordings of her songs. The program dramatically traces the arc of Piaf's life, including her early abandonment by her parents on the sidewalks of Paris; her upbringing in a brothel; making a living as a... Source: KPFK
Carlos Hagen produced this special tribute to French singer Edith Piaf, originally offered during the October minithon and enthusiastically received. A documentary on the art, style and life of Piaf, abundantly illustrated with some of the best examples of her art, including a number of rare recordings of her songs. In this section, Hagen discusses the evolution of her singing style over the years, her final marriage to hairdresser-turned-singer Theo Sarapo in 1962, and her death from cancer in... Source: KPFK
Educating for Peace, a program about teaching peace in the schools. Hosts are Greg Haycock[sp?] of KPFK's "Catch 22" and Pat Ducrany (nee Benson). Guests are Betty Reardon, noted as the most renounced peace educator in the world; Priscilla Prostman, of the Children's Creative Response to Conflict program; Madeleine Ray of Educators for Social Response at the Bank Street College of Education; and Janice Etchison[sp?], a practitioner and private high school teacher. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Reardon, Betty, Prutzman, Priscilla, Peace... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- Saturday, February 24, 2007 Walther Lichem Razmik Panossian Janet Stewart (CBC) Moderator Topic: human rights, social justice, education, global citizen
Artists Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro discuss the state and direction of art produced by women. Schapiro describes her experiences visiting Chicago's feminist art class at Fresno State, and Chicago talks about the pervasiveness of sexist attitudes in the art world. The host of the program is Clare (Loeb) Spark. Topics: Chicago, Judy, 1939-, Spark, Clare., Women artists, Art., Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-, American Women... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Marjorie Uren, a graduate student in English at the University of California (Berkeley) and part time instructor of English at Stanford speaks on "Education for the weaker sex" at a teach-in on the oppression of women at San Francisco State College on December 10, 1969. Uren talks about the passive discrimination in textbooks and children's books, through their failure to include equal representation of all races and sexes, and through the different character traits that are... Topics: Uren, Marjorie., Sex discrimination in education, Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Social... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 24, 2007 Tony Hoffman Karen Magro Jan Stewart Tony Taveres Janet Stewart (CBC) Moderator Topic: human rights, social justice
Talk Nation Radio for August 31, 2011 Edward Girardet, Afghanistan More for Sale Today than 10 Years Ago TRT: 29:00 Produced by Dori Smith, in Storrs, CT and syndicated with Pacifica Network Music by Fritz Heede Download at Pacifica's Audioport or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org We continue our interview with journalist, author and producer, Edward Girardet on his 2011 book, 'Killing the Cranes, a Reporterâs Journey Through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan', (Chelsea Green Press, 2011). In... Topics: Edward Girardet, Killing the Cranes, a Reporterâs Journey Through Three Decades of War in...
Edward Girardetâs new book, âKilling the Cranesâ, is a Scathing Indictment of the Afghan War Talk Nation Radio for August 25, 2011 Edward Girardetâs new book, âKilling the Cranes, a Reporterâs Journey through Three Decades of War in Afghanistanâ, is a scathing indictment of the Afghan War With assassinations becoming routine, and NATO air strikes continuing to enrage and alienate civilians, Edward Giradet says once again, that the war was unnecessary. He further suggests the situation is... Topics: Edward Girardetâs new book, âKilling the Cranesâ, is a Scathing Indictment of the...
Edwina Lee Tyler, pioneer of African drumming by women, gives a concert on November 10, 1979 at Columbia University, McMillan Hall. Includes performance of "Aki Wawa"[sp?]. Notes on box: Concert produced by Sight & Sound Women[sp?] and recorded by Ceil Muller[sp?]. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Tyler, Edwina Lee, African American women... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Elaine Comparone, harpsichord, performs with Daniel Waitzman, recorders and transverse flute, and Henry Schuman, oboe, at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 11, 1971. The trio performs Sonata in G minor for flute and harpsichord, BWV 1020 by C.P.E. Bach, Sonata no. 1 in A minor by C.P.E. Bach, Sonata for recorder and continuo by Georg Philip Telemann. Barbara Oka announces intermission. The ensemble then plays Trio sonata in C minor by Johann Joachim Quantz, Sonata brillante for solo recorder... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: MUSIC, Schuman, Henry (Oboist), Comparone, Elaine, Waitzman, Daniel
Elaine Comparone, harpsichord, performs with Daniel Waitzman, recorders and transverse flute, and Henry Schuman, oboe, at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 11, 1971. Part 2 of this recording features Comparone playing a harpsichord sonata by Domenico Scarlatti and Trio sonata in C major by J.S. Bach, arranged for harpsichord and recorder. The encore is a repeat of the last movement from the Bach sonata. This recording was formerly cataloged as BC0709.03B. Some audio distortion throughout. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: MUSIC, Schuman, Henry (Oboist), Comparone, Elaine, Waitzman, Daniel
Cleaver speaks at a meeting sponsored by the Eldridge Cleaver Defense Committee. Originally scheduled at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, the group's permit was canceled by city officials, and the meeting was finally held at California Hall in San Francisco. Introduction by Jessica Mitford. On November 26, 1968, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall refused to extend Eldridge Cleaver's liberty pending his upcoming trial, and his parole was technically reinstated as of November 27th,...
Elsa Knight Thompson interviews Eldridge Cleaver at the offices of Ramparts magazine in September, 1968. Cleaver had recently been prohibited from teaching a course (class 139X) at the University of California, Berkeley about social change in America. Topics: Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-, Academic freedom., Social change., Eldridge Cleaver interview /...
"Eldridge Cleaver speaks about the drug culture in the United States and about Timothy Leary. Announcement about the Cleaver's relationship with the Black Panther Party and Timothy Leary and his wife. Commentary on Timothy Leary as a ""secular god who the revolutionary movement in the United States revolves around."" Cleaver says Leary is wedded to LSD and ""would rather die than give up the idea of dosing everyone with LSD."" Cleaver doesn't agree,...
Actuality of Eldridge Cleaver's speech at the University of California, Berkeley campus in response to Governor Ronald Reagan's cancellation of proposed UC Berkeley class 139X, for which Cleaver was scheduled to be a lecturer.
Thirty-eight percent of California voters are expected to cast their ballots today. We'll turn to KXJZ News and area registrars for updates on turnout and other news during voting hours. Citrus Heights resident Mary Youngblood won a 2003 GRAMMY for Best Native American Music Album with her CD "Beneath the Raven Moon". Her newest CD, "Dance With The Wind", has just been released. Hear Youngblood play her flute live on today's Insight. Elk Grove percussionist Michael Bayard... Topics: Election day, Mary Youngblood, local grammy winner, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Reading of letters written by a woman homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) in Wyoming around 1910. Part 1 of 3. These three episodes of Stewart's letters were part of a continuing series on KPFA based on women’s diaries and letters.Part one: Pruitt (June 3, 1876-October 8, 1933), a widow, relates her duties as house cleaner and laundress at a nurses' institution in Denver, her relationship and excursions with her two-year-old daughter Jerrine, her application as housekeeper to a... Topics: Stewart, Elinore Pruitt, 1876-1933, Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming, Women pioneers, Women's... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Reading of letters written by a woman homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) in Wyoming around 1910. Part 2 of 3. These three episodes of Stewart's letters were part of a continuing series on KPFA based on women's diaries and letters. Part two: Stewart recounts her life on the ranches of her husband's and her own, the three children she bore to Clyde Stewart, camping trips in the mountains, and her stories of being a woman homesteading alone and succeeding.The materials used in this... Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming, Women's writings., Women pioneers, Stewart, Elinore Pruitt,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Reading of letters written by a woman homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) in Wyoming around 1910. Part 3 of 3. These three episodes of Stewart's letters were part of a continuing series on KPFA based on women’s diaries and letters. Part three: This portion begins in December 1913. Stewart describes Christmas with her neighbors; how they helped two Mormon women and their children who were all in need; and other adventures Stewart has with her friend and neighbor, Mrs.... Topics: Stewart, Elinore Pruitt, 1876-1933, Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming, Women's writings., Women... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The fifth in a series of six episodes on important women in American history presented by historian Gerda Lerner. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, founders of the National Woman Suffrage Association. With this lecture, Lerner attempts to expose the suffragists as human beings rather than symbols, and to put into context the work that they did and the sacrifices they made for solving women's problems. Topics: Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906, Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902, Suffrage --... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the late chairman of the American Communist Party and a member of the party since 1927 talks with KPFA Program Director Elsa Knight Thompson about the aims and methods of the party's political activities. They also discuss the status of the party and its members in the various cultural and geographic areas of the United States, including a law in Texas that prescribes the death penalty for belonging to the Communist Party. Topics: Communist Party., Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley., Third parties (United States politics), American Women... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
American actress Elizabeth Huddle discusses impressions of Soviet audiences, theater people, and the country. Recording begins with an announcement from KPFA staff giving the time and place to meet for a march and rally called by lesbians and gays of San Francisco against the death penalty in response to the verdict of Dan White. Previously cataloged as an episode of Soviet Scene. Topics: Huddle, Elizabeth., Theater -- Soviet Union., Actresses., Theater audiences -- Soviet Union.,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The poet reads from her books, The Love Poems of Elizabeth Sargent, and The African Boy. Miss Sargent has trained herself in the art of reading aloud and performs with great elan. She is accompanied in some of the poems by John Dill with guitar and drum. Tape box lists the WBAI broadcast date as July 23, 1969; WBAI Folio lists first broadcast date as June 22, 1968. KPFA and KPFK also list this program in their 1968 Folios. Topics: Poetry -- Women authors., Sargent, Elizabeth, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture:... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The final program in the series presents the real songs of the time -- readings of poetry and sonnets by Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser and others. Songs and poems heard and recited include How should I your true-love know by Alfred Deller (Ophelia's song from Shakespeare's Hamlet), Blame not my lute by Sir Thomas Wyatt, When I was fair and young by Queen Elizabeth I, To Elizabeth by Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, A description of love by Sir Walter Raleigh, The... Topics: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618., Spenser, Edmund., Elizabeth, Queen of England, 1533-1603.,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
July 21st, 2011 Talk Nation Radio for July 21, 2011 Ellen Brown, Why Banks Donât Lend, Liquidity Crisis She discusses the potential for another banking industry crisis and looks at the solutions. TRT: 29:18 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Produced by Dori Smith Music by Fritz Heede Ellen Brown joins us once again, to talk about her latest piece in Truthout.org, titled, Why Banks Arenât Lending: The Silent Liquidity Squeeze. Ellen Brown is author of... Topics: Ellen Brown, Why Banks Donât Lend, Liquidity Crisis and Possible Next Banking Crisis, Ellen...
Elsa Knight Thompson (April 6, 1906 - February 12, 1983), broadcaster and former Public Affairs Director at KPFA accepts the KPFA Lewis Hill Award on April 17, 1982. According to the folio below, she was unable to attend the awards banquet, so she submitted this recorded acceptance speech. Topics: Women journalists., Lewis Hill Award, Thompson, Elsa Knight, American Women Making History and... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
A reminiscence by Thomas Wentworth Higginson from The Atlantic Monthly for October 1891, recalling his correspondence with Miss Dickinson and her first poems. Samuel Charters reads Higginson's words. Dubbed from a Folkways recording FL-9753. Also broadcast on KPFK 1972-02-22 4PM. Topics: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911., Women authors -- Biography., Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Emma Goldman (1869-1940) committed her life to fighting economic and sexist exploitation and was known and still inspires as an anarchist, political agitator, feminist, birth control pioneer, and advocate of sexual freedom. This documentary features interviews with women who marched on picket lines with her, her friend and ACLU founder Roger Baldwin, newspaper articles of her exploits, and portions of her writings. Produced by Marcia Danab and Nina Mencle, WBAI, 1975. Technical production by... Topics: Feminists, Women's movement -- History., Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940, Women's history, Anarchism and... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Employers have a surprising amount of information at their fingertips about the people who work for them, and the people who want to work for them. Experts tell you how access to public records benefits the workplace, and where employers should draw the line. Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore tells you about global warming and offers policymakers advice that breaks with many environmentalists. Topics: Employee privacy, Global warming, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Montage on the environmental origins of cancer, occupational health hazards, and the reluctance of industries to provide adequate safeguards against these hazards. Over 20 scientists were interviewed at a meeting of the American Cancer Society for this program, including Berkeley biochemistry professor Dr. Bruce Ames and immunologist Dr. Joel Schwartz. Written and produced by Laurie Garrett and Adi Gevins. Topics: Ames, Bruce N., Gevins, Adi., Occupational health and safety., Peabody awards, Industrial... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Phil Steer and Lydia Braggar discuss the Equal Rights Amendment with Phyllis Segal, lawyer and legal director of the N.O.W. legal defense education fund; and Ellen Cohen, writer and Daily News columnist who writes about women in politics. Tape box remarks: No intro music; no outro music; announcer must introduce discussion; first question and first introductions are missing; no phones. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Sex... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Actuality from a rally held on June 30, 1981 marking the 1-year countdown for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The rally was held at the New York Public Library and speakers included Bella Abzug, actress Marlo Thomas, New York City Council member Miriam Friedlander (1914-2009), President of the New York City Council Carol Bellamy (b. 1942), Mayoral candidates Frank Barbaro and Mary Codd, Councilwomen Ruth Messinger and Carol Greitzer, Liz Aldren(?), race care driver Janet... Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Abzug,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
First of a series of readings of women's poetry produced by Mimi Anderson. Erica Jong reads her poems from her book, "Fruits and Vegetables" and "The Objective Woman," and describes her inspirations. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jong, Erica., Women poets Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Erica Jong reads her poems. Included are Mother, at 2:47 Paper Cuts, at 5:14 The Evidence, at 10:13 For Marriage, at 11:47 The Sendoff. Some of these poems were published in her book of poetry "Half-Lives" in June 1973. This recording may be from that time. Contains sensitive language. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jong, Erica., Women poets Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Hannah Wilke, sculptor; Ann Sharp, collagist; Irene Stern, photographer; Judith Bernstein, artist (in paper and charcoal); and Louise Bougeois, sculptor, discuss women's erotic art and how they define "erotic art". Produced and hosted by Judith Vivell. Topics: Wilke, Hannah., Sharp, Ann., Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010, Bernstein, Judith., Women artists, Women... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The major part of this tape is a speech given by Audre Lorde at the Feminist Perspective on Pornography Conference in San Francisco, California, November, 1978. She talks about erotica, why it's needed, what it is, and why it's feared. Helene Rosenbluth gives a long introduction that includes definitions of both pornography and erotica. The conclusion of the tape is of Adrienne Rich, at the same conference, reading her poem The images, which was inspired by her visit to Crete and seeing the... Topics: Lorde, Audre, Rosenbluth, Helene, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Erotica., Pornography., Feminism,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
This jazz concert was Emcee'd by Orson Welles and featured Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, the Nat "King" Cole Trio, and Woody Herman & his Orchestra. Here's an ad in Billboard http://books.google.com/books?id=cxgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PT16 Topics: 1946, Woody Herman, Swing, Big Band, Duke Ellington, Orson Welles, Nat King Cole, Jazz
Soul and blues singer Esther Phillips (1935-1984) talks with activist Angela Davis (1944 - ) about her life and background, what it was like to be 13 years old and on the road with a band, drugs, racism, God, and why she has started her own production company. The interview is mixed with music from Phillips' latest album, You've come a long way, baby (Mercury Records, 1977). Produced by Stephanie Allen and Angela Davis for KPFA-FM, with technical assistance by Henry Peters. Topics: Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Philips, Esther., Jazz musicians., Women entertainers --... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982